Oregon’s New Distracted Driving Law

On October 1st, Oregon’s new distracted driving law takes effect. Drivers have been banned from talking and texting in Oregon since 2009. However, drivers could still use other functions on their phone while driving or stopped in traffic. The new law closes that loophole. Starting Monday, drivers in Oregon cannot use any function of a… Continue reading Oregon’s New Distracted Driving Law

Part of Oregon Equal Pay Act in Effect

Oregon’s new Equal Pay Act goes into effect over the next few years.  However, starting on September 1, 2017, the provision of the law that prohibits asking for salary history from applicants and current employees went into effect.  As a reminder, the applicable portion of the law provides: It is an unlawful practice under ORS… Continue reading Part of Oregon Equal Pay Act in Effect